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Visiting the National First Ladies' Library First Ladies National Historic Site

The First Ladies National Historic Site is housed in two buildings: the Ida Saxton McKinley Historic Home and the Education & Research Center.

Guided Tours of the Ida Saxton McKinley house begin at the Education & Research Center.
NO PHOTOS OR VIDEOS are permitted to be taken in the Research & Education building.

New 2019 Hours

The site will be open to the public in 2019 as listed below. When the site is not open to the public, it will be available by appointment for educational group visits and special programs.

January - April

  • Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

May - October

  • Monday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

November - December

  • Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Reservations are REQUIRED for groups of 6 or more. Please call or email to reserve in advance.

Call or email for program reservations:
330-452-0876 x307

for large group/bus tours call or email


Entrance Fees:

Last updated: February 16, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

By Mail: National First Ladies Library 205 Market Avenue South
Canton, OH 44702-2107


(330) 452-0876

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